Dan Ferguson

Langley Rams won the Canadian Bowl Saturday afternoon, Dec. 4, shutting out the Ontario Conference champion London Beefeaters 37-0 in London, Ontario for the first national title in franchise history. (Boris Terzic Photography/Special to Langley Advance Times)

B.C.’s Langley Rams win Canadian Bowl

First time team has taken national championship

Langley Rams won the Canadian Bowl Saturday afternoon, Dec. 4, shutting out the Ontario Conference champion London Beefeaters 37-0 in London, Ontario for the first national title in franchise history. (Boris Terzic Photography/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A Langley drive-thru donation drive to help Abbotsford flood victims raised more than $57,000 and filled three five-ton trucks on Saturday, Nov. 20. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley donation drive for flood victims gets big response

In four hours, donors contributed $57,000 and filled three five-ton trucks, beating target

A Langley drive-thru donation drive to help Abbotsford flood victims raised more than $57,000 and filled three five-ton trucks on Saturday, Nov. 20. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Volunteers prepare to load supplies aboard an aircraft at the Langley airport for delivery to a flood-ravaged Fraser Valley community on Sunday, Nov. 21.(Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: All-volunteer relief effort flies supplies from Langley to flood-ravaged communities

On Sunday, close to 20,000 pounds were delivered

Volunteers prepare to load supplies aboard an aircraft at the Langley airport for delivery to a flood-ravaged Fraser Valley community on Sunday, Nov. 21.(Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Nikki Goodrick, signed a missing poster of her brother Devon at a Tuesday, Nov. 16 vigil in Langley City’s Douglas Park. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A plea for people to step up at vigil for missing Langley man

Those with information about Devon Goodrich urged to come forward

Nikki Goodrick, signed a missing poster of her brother Devon at a Tuesday, Nov. 16 vigil in Langley City’s Douglas Park. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Last year, the Christmas in Williams Park event in Langley was limited to six days due to COVID-19. This year, it will run for three weeks, but will still be a drive-through event. (Barbara Sharp/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Drive-through Christmas lights event hopes to avoid wait list

Last year, there were long lineups for Langley’s Christmas in Williams Park

Last year, the Christmas in Williams Park event in Langley was limited to six days due to COVID-19. This year, it will run for three weeks, but will still be a drive-through event. (Barbara Sharp/Special to Langley Advance Times)
This kitten, taken from the petting zoo at Aldor Acres, is still missing. (Aldor Acres Facebook)

Kitten stolen from B.C. petting zoo has been returned

Teen responsible for theft will perform community service work; second stolen kitten still missing

This kitten, taken from the petting zoo at Aldor Acres, is still missing. (Aldor Acres Facebook)
The 2021 edition of the BBall Nationals championships at Langley Events Centre took place from Sept. 9 to Sept. 11. (Langley Advance Times/file)

Fraser Valley Basketball Officials Association seeking refs

Long COVID layoff could mean a shortage of officials and even game cancellations

The 2021 edition of the BBall Nationals championships at Langley Events Centre took place from Sept. 9 to Sept. 11. (Langley Advance Times/file)
Adventurous senior Walter Martens took his first flying lesson as a 101st birthday present, taking off from the Langley airport on Saturday, Sept. 25. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: B.C. Senior, 101, takes first flying lesson

It was a birthday present for ‘adventurous’ Walter Martens

Adventurous senior Walter Martens took his first flying lesson as a 101st birthday present, taking off from the Langley airport on Saturday, Sept. 25. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A body was discovered in a burnt-out truck in Maple Ridge early Saturday, Sept. 25. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)

Body found in burnt-out pickup truck in Maple Ridge

Homicide investigators called in

A body was discovered in a burnt-out truck in Maple Ridge early Saturday, Sept. 25. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
Some people have left flowers, a stuffed rabbit and a painted stone near the home of Naomi Onotera. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Search of Naomi Onotera house wraps up

Police leave scene, remove barricades, at home of missing Langley City woman

Some people have left flowers, a stuffed rabbit and a painted stone near the home of Naomi Onotera. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
A record 1,200 cars were on display at the Good Times Cruise-In in Aldergrove on Saturday, Sept. 11. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A record 1,200 vehicles draw crowds to Lower Mainland car show

Charity fundraiser very nearly didn’t happen, organizer revealed

A record 1,200 cars were on display at the Good Times Cruise-In in Aldergrove on Saturday, Sept. 11. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Jalen (left) and Tyson Philpot, twin sons of Langley Rams head coach Cory Philpot, have been named to the 2021 CFL prospects list of 20 top players. (David Moll / University of Calgary)

Twin sons of Langley Rams coach named to CFL prospects list

Jalen and Tyson Philpot highest-ranked Canada West players

Jalen (left) and Tyson Philpot, twin sons of Langley Rams head coach Cory Philpot, have been named to the 2021 CFL prospects list of 20 top players. (David Moll / University of Calgary)
An estimated 1,000 to 1,500 riders from motorcycle clubs across Canada attended the Langley service for the president of the Haney chapter of the Hells Angels, Mike Hadden on Saturday, Sept. 4. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Bikers pay respects at Maple Ridge funeral for Hells Angels chapter president

An estimated 1,000 to 1,500 attended Saturday service for head of Haney Hells Angels in Langley

An estimated 1,000 to 1,500 riders from motorcycle clubs across Canada attended the Langley service for the president of the Haney chapter of the Hells Angels, Mike Hadden on Saturday, Sept. 4. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Tucker, the starving bobcat rescued by Langley’s Critter Care, is doing well, but he will need new accommodations. The wild animal rehab centre has launched a sponsorship campaign to help pay for it. (Critter Care video)

VIDEO: B.C. animal rehab centre offers a chance to sponsor rescued bobcat

Tucker is doing well, but he will need a new enclosure

Tucker, the starving bobcat rescued by Langley’s Critter Care, is doing well, but he will need new accommodations. The wild animal rehab centre has launched a sponsorship campaign to help pay for it. (Critter Care video)
Taryn Whitehead was happy to return to Canada from South Africa, but a COVID-related shutdown of in-person permanent resident applications has meant the loss of medical coverage, and being forced to miss her daughter’s wedding. (Caitlyn Whitehead/special to Langley Advance Times)

Immigration headache deprives B.C. woman of medical coverage

COVID closed immigration offices to permanent resident applicants already living in Canada

Taryn Whitehead was happy to return to Canada from South Africa, but a COVID-related shutdown of in-person permanent resident applications has meant the loss of medical coverage, and being forced to miss her daughter’s wedding. (Caitlyn Whitehead/special to Langley Advance Times)
Drew Mechielsen, seen here signing autographs at the Langley BMX track at a welcome home event on her return from the Olympics on Sunday, Aug. 1, discovered three days later that she’d been competing with a broken foot. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Drew Mechielsen, seen here signing autographs at the Langley BMX track at a welcome home event on her return from the Olympics on Sunday, Aug. 1, discovered three days later that she’d been competing with a broken foot. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley resident Thomas Cooper, shown here with wife Vanessa and sons Carter, six, and Kendrick, 1one, has gone public with an appeal for a kidney donor after learning he may have to wait as much as eight years for a transplant. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley dad goes public with appeal for kidney donor

Thomas Cooper has been told he may have to wait as long as eight years

Langley resident Thomas Cooper, shown here with wife Vanessa and sons Carter, six, and Kendrick, 1one, has gone public with an appeal for a kidney donor after learning he may have to wait as much as eight years for a transplant. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley volleyball champion Brie King has always had a musical side, and now she has released an album of original songs, published on all music streaming platforms Friday, Aug. 13. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley volleyball champion releases album of original music

While she was winning volleyball honours, Brie King was also writing songs

Langley volleyball champion Brie King has always had a musical side, and now she has released an album of original songs, published on all music streaming platforms Friday, Aug. 13. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Police, fire and ambulance crews were called out Tuesday night, Aug. 10, to a report of a fall from a balcony in the 19700 block of 56 Ave. in Langley City. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

One person taken to hospital after fall from balcony in Langley City

Woman was screaming for help: witness

Police, fire and ambulance crews were called out Tuesday night, Aug. 10, to a report of a fall from a balcony in the 19700 block of 56 Ave. in Langley City. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Natasha Mihell of Heart for Music B.C. sang “O Canada” before Mad Jazz performed for residents of the Langley Lodge on Monday, Aug. 8. It was part of a campaign to bring free live music to seniors during the pandemic. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley seniors serenaded with classic tunes

Mad Jazz trio performed as part of initiative to bring free concerts to seniors during pandemic

Natasha Mihell of Heart for Music B.C. sang “O Canada” before Mad Jazz performed for residents of the Langley Lodge on Monday, Aug. 8. It was part of a campaign to bring free live music to seniors during the pandemic. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)